FOOD & DRINK
Colorado's 'best donut shop' serves 100 types of donuts daily
In case you didn't know, June 2 is National Donut Day. In honor of the holiday, Yelp put together a list of the top 100 spots to find a doughnut around the United States and two Colorado businesses made the cut for inclusion. The highest-ranked Centennial State spot was Glenwood...
Legacy Dance Company stays in the family
Legacy Dance Company (LDC) held its Sixth Annual Showcase, “Under the Big Top,” over Mother’s Day weekend at Glenwood Springs High School. Students wore animal and circus-themed costumes while they showed off the skills they’ve learned. Plus, LDC took the opportunity to deliver some internal news.
Tuesday Foods celebrates four years of healthy food service Friday at new location in Carbondale
Tuesday Foods co-owners Lisa Cohen and Kelly Hollins have much to celebrate four years after launching their all-natural, vegan, and gluten-free food preparation service in Willits. There’s the announcement two weeks ago about the Tory Burch Foundation fellowship — their company one of 50 out of thousands of applicants to...
Doctor’s tip: Check out food for a healthy heart cooking class on June 22
Did you know that June is National Men’s Health Month? The purpose is to encourage men to be proactive about their health by making healthy lifestyle choices and seeking medical attention early. PCRM (Physician Committee for Responsible Medicine) has a series of cooking classes called Food For Lif and...
Hanging Lake trail ready to reopen after 12-day closure
GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. — The trail up to Hanging Lake is ready for hikers after a 12-day closure. The spring run-off that flows directly down parts of Hanging Lake Trail forced officials to close the popular trail near Glenwood Springs on May 21. The U.S. Forest Service said the...
Friday letters: Coke ovens, dog etiquette, Holy Cross election, affordable housing
Coke ovens. What is the logic or priority to celebrate and restore these coke ovens in Glenwood, Redstone and other places? They were filthy poison-spewing devices. The sky was black and choked with smoke debris. I’m sure large numbers of people suffered serious health issues from these awful things. Hello. Burning large quantities of fossil fuels. Aren’t there other worthwhile endeavors?
In Brief: Parties on Friday; shuttle service expands to Aspen airport
The Wilderness Workshop’s annual Community Party returns on Friday at Sopris Park in Carbondale from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Wilderness Workshop spokespeople call this their kickoff to summer, celebrating their restoration and stewardship projects, hikes in landscapes they’re working to protect, bilingual events like Latino Conservation Week, and actions locals can take to protect the environment.
TRTC presents ‘The Lifespan of a Fact’
Thunder River Theatre Company (TRTC) premiers its last show of the season, ‘The Lifespan of a Fact,’ on June 9 and it will run through June 25. Written by Jeremy Kareken, David Murrell and Gordon Farrel, “The Lifespan of a Fact” is a fictional retelling based on a true story about renowned essayist John D’Agata and Harvard graduate and fact-checker Jim Fingal, as they collaborate on D’Agata’s infamous essay, “What Happens There” — a deep dive into a series of suicides in Las Vegas, Nevada in the early 2000s.
Kim Doyle Wille shares abundance
Melons, squash, peppers, tomatoes, eggplant and herbs, plus over 100 varieties of pollinator-friendly flowers — all of these and more are growing from seed and seeking soil. Kim Doyle Wille has golden eyes reflecting a golden heart. She’s also got some 5,000 plant starts, representing around 400 different varieties, spilling out of her El Jebel home. Many of the varieties were grown from saved seeds, making them regionally adapted to our climate. This includes 17 varieties that survived the Lake Christine Fire, which came right up to Wille’s house.
5Point Film will kick off summer film series with ‘Full Circle’
In 2014, Trevor Kennison broke his back snowboarding in the Colorado backcountry on Vail Pass. Six years later, he returned to the site of his accident to attempt the world’s first double backflip on a sit-ski. Kennison’s story of personal and post-traumatic growth, of resiliency and reinvention, is told...
TACAW fundraiser goes big with Sarah Jarosz
The Arts Campus at Willits will host its first fundraising gala this summer on Wednesday June 28 at … TACAW, anchored with an appearance by four-time Grammy winner Sarah Jarosz. “It’s a tough act to follow opening our campus in the heart of Basalt, getting our very own TACAW...
Malone: Pushing out the remaining birds
Bird populations are crashing across North America — over the past 60 years, bird populations have declined by 30%. One of the major causes is habitat alteration. Riparian (streamside habitat) provides the single most important habitat in the West for breeding birds. Roaring Fork Audubon has documented that the...
Friday letters: First grader thoughts on birds
Editor’s note: The following are just a sampling of letters written by first-grade students at Two Rivers Community School in Glenwood Springs after researching birds and then being asked to write opinion papers about how to protect birds. No spraying. I think people should not spray for weeds on...
A farewell column: I’m not retiring, really; just graduating on to the next thing
(Everybody say, ‘I’m cool,’ yeah ‘He’s cool’) So, I pulled that old Joe Walsh song out of the hat at my going-away karaoke bash at the Vaudeville Sunday night. Hadn’t really planned it when I put together what I thought was a good set of farewell songs. In fact, it was Walsh’s “Rocky Mountain Way” that was originally on the list, but “Life’s Been Good” just seemed to fit.
Cardiff Coke Ovens phase one ribbon cutting
The Glenwood Springs Historical Society held a ribbon cutting to celebrate the start of phase one of stabilizing Cardiff Coke Ovens. Last November, the Glenwood Springs Historical Society was awarded a mini grant from History Colorado-State Historical Fund for phase one work at the Cardiff Coke Ovens, which includes clearing vegetation, site stabilization, erosion mitigation, installation of interpretive signs and removal of graffiti inside some of the ovens.
A&E Roundup with a feature on Portrait Pals and Memorial Day weekend
Instead of penpals, children from different cities in Colorado paint each other’s portraits. Portrait Pals had a student from Glenwood Springs and a student from Denver paint each other’s portrait through The Kindness Empire, according to a news release from the company. The students chosen were 10-year-old William...
Express Yourself | Carbondale Arts Commission, Singing Bowls, and Stone Carving
This week we get an update from the Carbondale Public Arts Commission on next week's annual sculpture Art Walk. And Felicia Trevor and Lynn Ruoff drop by with a deep dive into "sound healing" and "astrological readings." Also, local stone carvers Chet Haring, Luke Leone and Gregory Tonozzi talk about their new group exhibition at Carbondale Arts.
Everything Under the Sun | Tasia Poinsatte & the Aspen Psychedelic Symposium
This week, hosts Jeanne Souldern and Raleigh Burleigh interview Tasia Poinsatte, director of the Healing Advocacy Fund, about Prop. 122 and the upcoming Aspen Psychedelic Symposium on June 2, 2023. Raleigh Burleigh was raised in the historic floodplanes of Satank. The Carbondale Rotary Club sponsored him as a youth ambassador...
PHOTOS: Student artwork exhibits showcase high school talents
End-of-year student art exhibits have been on display at area high schools over the past two weeks, including at Glenwood Springs and Roaring Fork high schools. Here’s a small snapshot of some of the work that was showcased at the two schools.
GSMS Two Voices Poems | Maroon Bells
6th grade students from Glenwood Springs Middle School wrote and recorded “Two Voice” poems, sharing Native American history through multiple perspectives over time. The poems are accompanied by PSAs about caring for Native lands and people.
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